Spring Summer 2017

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  She sell sea shells by the sea shore
Wednesday 5th April 2017
10.30am -12noon, suitable for 5-9yrs
Children must be accompanied by an adult
Free, booking essential Eventbrite - She sells sea shells on the sea shore

'She sells sea shells on the sea shore.'  Meet Mary Anning, the dinosaur hunter, and help her look for fossils from the bottom of the Jurassic sea.

Mary Anning is a fossil hunter extraordinaire and supplier of sea dragons, listen as she shares the story of a life dedicated to discovery. Will you take up Mary's Challenge? Have you got what it takes to convince a museum curator to put your fossil find on display?

With storyteller Marion Leeper.
 fossil rubbing
Fossil Rubbing
Wednesday 11th April 2017
10.00am -13.00, suitable for 5-9yrs
Free, family drop in

Come and make your own fossil rubbing of footprints, frogs, fish, pterosaurs and much more. Once you have done your rubbing, see if you can find similar fossils in the Museum collection.

Monday to Friday
10:00 to 13:00 & 14:00 to 17:00

10:00 to 16:00 



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